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Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, louisiana has the highest incarceration in the world because of new orleans, the justice department and the sheriff are all battling over jail reforms. it is graphic and may be disturbing. >> in the shadow of downtown new orleans. >> the wall and the fence is not to keep people in, but to keep people like y'all out. >> it's called opp by the locals. >> why do they want to keep us out? >> because nobody wants to know what's going on inside of the prisons. >> it's called the most dangerous jail in america. >> thanks for having us. let's head on in. >> america tonight takes a rare look inside. until now, few cameras have been allowed behind these barbed wire fences. >violence here, an everyday event. so these were built after katrina? and how many of them are there? >> 88. how many inmates per these? 88. >> you got a lot of guys in these. >> the state of louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the entire country. twice the u.s. average. 38,000 people come through o.p.p. every year. some do not survive. according to federal investigators, 40 inmates have died here since 2006. 25
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am EDT
. the state of louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the entire country. twice the u.s. average. 38,000 people come through opp every year. according to federal investigators 40 inmates have died here since 2006. 25 prisoners hospitalized every month. jail had 698 prisoner assaults is last year including 32 stabbings. this photo shows a resent stabbing at the jail. they issued a statement of super official cuts. in this crowded dorm full of two guards are on duty. now, who watches the inmates while you've been here from way u up there? horror story here are documented in federal lawsuits. tk*u rel reshard a low level drug offender who was just released was sexually assaulted at opp. >> this was another inmate. he woke me up early in morning and told me to get in the shower and saying that i was -- you have to do this. i was forced to get up and get in the shower. after i get in the shower i notice that he has a shank and he takes it and he places it by the entrance of the shower as if i didn't come fly of what he was saying. >> reporter: rashard is 100 former prisoners who testified
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 12:00am EDT
filner will reportedly resign tomorrow. >>> a massive sinkhole in louisiana is swallowing everything in sight, including big trees. the sinkhole opened up about a year ago after a salt dome collapsed. >>> bo biden was released from the cancer center yesterday. >>> move over google, there's a new top search engine in town, it's yahoo. that's the news at this hour. i'll see you back here tomorrow night. "america tonight" starts right now. ♪ [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. there's more to financial news than the
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)